Adobe has released the latest version of its workflow and image editing software. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 is now officially available for download.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 for MacOS and Windows is available as an individual licence or as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. Lightroom 5 adds a more advanced healing/cloning tool, automatic image leveling and perspective correction, a new selective editing tool and the ability to edit files that are offline.
Adobe Lightroom 5 for new customers in US pricing is $149 and for the customers who are going to upgrade price is $79. The different pricing options are listed here.
Lightroom 5 new features include an Advanced Healing Brush, new Upright tool and Radial Gradients, which enable users to apply off-centre and multiple vignettes in a single image.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Now Available for Download
SAN JOSE, Calif. — June 10, 2013 — Adobe today announced the availability of Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 5 for Mac OS® and Windows®. The product is available as an individual license or as part of Adobe Creative Cloud™. Designed for both photography enthusiasts and professionals alike, Lightroom 5 adds critical photo editing capabilities and creates groundbreaking workflows. Lightroom 5 was initially released as a free, public beta in April 2013.
“Lightroom was originally conceived through the requests of Adobe customers, and this feedback continues to drive each new iteration,” said Winston Hendrickson, vice president of products, Creative Media Solutions, Adobe. “As the digital photography landscape advances and evolves, Lightroom is the best solution for photographers and passionate hobbyists who want to get the most out of their digital images.”
New Features in Lightroom 5
Lightroom 5 adds powerful new editing tools to help photographers create better images faster. The Advanced Healing Brush enables customers to fix irregularly shaped imperfections such as dust spots, splotches, and other distractions with the precision and flexibility of a fine brush. The Upright tool analyzes each image to automatically straighten objects such as buildings and level horizons. Radial Gradients offer customers the control to make photo subjects stand out by applying off-center and multiple vignettes in a single image.
Lightroom 5 also brings extended sharing and publishing capabilities. New video slideshows enable customers to combine still images, video clips and music in a creative HD slideshow that can be viewed on almost any device. Updates to the Book module bring the ability to create, personalize and print elegant photo books from a variety of tailored, easy-to-use templates, as well as create customer-specific templates.
Smart Previews, new in Lightroom 5, enable photographers to make edits to their images offline, without bringing their entire library of original files with them. Edits and metadata changes to Smart Preview files are automatically applied to the original images when they are reconnected.
New Camera Support in Lightroom 5.0
- Hasselblad H5D-60
- Olympus PEN E-P5
- Olympus PEN E-PL6
- Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G6
- Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LF1
- Phase One IQ260*
- Ricoh GR
* denotes preliminary support
Tethered Support – New Cameras
- Nikon D600
New Lens Profile Support in the Lightroom 5
|Canon PowerShot G1 X||
|Canon PowerShot G15||
|Hasselblad HCD 4.8/24||
|Nikon Coolpix A||
|Nikon Coolpix P330||
|Nikon AF-S Nikkor 80-400 mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR||
|HD Pentax-D FA645 Macro 90mm F2.8ED AW SR||
|HD Pentax-DA 560mm F5.6ED AW||
|Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC HSM A013||
|Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM C013||Nikon|
|Sigma 19mm F2.8 DN A013||Olympus, Sony|
|Sigma 30mm F2.8 DN A013||Olympus, Sony|
|Zeiss Apo Sonna T* 2/135 ZE||Canon|
|Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 2/135 ZF.2||Nikon|
|Zeiss Touit 1.8/32||Sony|
|Zeiss Touit 2.8/12||Sony|